Vintage-Books-CAL logo

The Phoenix, from Joe Nigg

Posted on August 23, 2016 | in NEW BOOKS | by

the phoenixJoe Nigg will discuss and sign copies of The Phoenix: An Unnatural Biography of a Mythical Beast (University of Chicago Press) at the Tattered Cover’s Colfax store, 7 p.m. Saturday, November 19. Begun in the late ’90s and written between other books ever since, the 500-page cultural history traces the transformations of the enigmatic bird from ancient Egypt to the Harry Potter books. Also, the beasts of Sea Monsters (University of Chicago Press, 2013) continue to crawl up on land: a Chinese translation of the book, with a special Author’s Preface, is scheduled to be published by BPG Media (Beijing) in September.

Comments are closed.

DON’T MISS CAL NEWS OR EVENTS!

WRITING NEWS TO SHARE?

If you have news about upcoming events, award programs, resources, or other information relevant to the writing community that you'd like us to share, please send the information by email to the CAL Website Administrator.

Click for tips on sharing your news!

SUBSCRIBE TO CAL ON YOUTUBE

VIEW CAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL

WRITING, ETC. IN EBOOK FORMAT